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  1. Smart, Celtics toughen up, depose Kings

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- After watching his team get pushed around during Saturday's loss to the Washington Wizards, Jared Sullinger suggested that opposing teams consider the Boston Celtics soft. He said it was on the players in the locker room to change that perc...

    Blog | December 31, 2014
  2. Sullinger challenges Celtics to get physical

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- After the Washington Wizards were finished tossing the Boston Celtics around Saturday night in the nation's capital, a frustrated Jared Sullinger sounded off on the state of Boston's physicality. "Teams are just coming out and sm...

    Blog | December 31, 2014
  3. Practice: Smart's starts in focus

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens pinned the blame on himself when rookie point guard Marcus Smart struggled at the onset of Saturday's loss to the Washington Wizards. But Smart said Monday that it's on the player to fight through a...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  4. Crowder house: Newcomer looks to distinguish himself on C's crowd...

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics fans that watched until the end of Saturday's loss to the Washington Wizards were hungry for a silver lining, and newcomer Jae Crowder provided about the best they could find. With the obvious caveat of it being trash time in a lops...

    Blog | December 28, 2014
  5. Wizards 101, Celtics 88: Slow start dooms Boston

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics were enduring a disastrous first quarter, heavy on turnovers and John Wall driving 360 layups, when Jared Sullinger swiped at a rebound opportunity late in the frame and accidentally tipped in a shot for the Washington Wizards. ...

    Blog | December 27, 2014
  6. Fourth wall: More needed from Rondo

    Chris Forsberg

    When Rajon Rondo sat out the final 27 minutes, 21 seconds of Monday's double overtime loss to the Washington Wizards, some tried to frame it as a potential controversy, which is preposterous. Celtics coach Brad Stevens simply leaned on the players wh...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  7. Second unit was first rate during C's rally

    Chris Forsberg

    Chin up, Boston Celtics. A day after posting one of their more encouraging wins of the 2014-15 season, the Celtics responded Monday with maybe their most encouraging loss of the year -- a double-overtime defeat at the hands of the Washington Wiza...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  8. Video: Emotional Wall dedicates win

    Chris Forsberg

    After leading the Washington Wizards to a 133-132 double overtime triumph over the Boston Celtics on Monday, John Wall dedicated the win to 6-year-old Damiyah Telemaque-Nelson, who lost her battle with cancer earlier in the day. Telemaque-Nelson, ...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  9. W2W4: C's vs. Wizards (Game 19 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (7-11, 2-4 away) visit the Washington Wizards (13-6, 9-2 home) on Monday night at the Verizon Center (7 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • So we meet again: The Celtics and Wizards are wrapping up a home-and-home ser...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  10. Rondo, Pierce continue to share connection

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The former captain and the current captain huddled at midcourt Sunday after Rajon Rondo's Boston Celtics hung on for a 101-93 triumph over Paul Pierce's Washington Wizards at TD Garden. It was two veteran leaders, and former teammates f...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  11. Celtics 101, Wizards 93: Sorry, Truth

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Washington Wizards brought in former Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce in large part because of his ability to make late-game shots. But playing against his old team, Pierce couldn't come through in a big spot. Pierce missed a pote...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  12. Glimpse inside Garden: Ovation for Pierce

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Old friend Paul Pierce received a standing ovation when he was the final player introduced during the visitor lineups for the Washington Wizards on Sunday.... This is Pierce's third game in Boston since being traded away in July 2013...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  13. W2W4: C's vs. Wizards (Game 18 of 82)

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics (6-11, 4-7 home) host the Washington Wizards (13-5, 4-3 away) on Sunday at TD Garden (1 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: • Truth comes home: Is there really any other storyline? Paul Pierce is returning to Boston for...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  14. Pierce returns to Boston (but he never left)

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Paul Pierce returns to Boston again Sunday. Not that he ever really left. In a way, Boston fans feel bad for supporters of the Washington Wizards. Oh sure, they've got an impressive young team, and Pierce, signed to a two-year de...

    Blog | December 06, 2014
  15. Ainge: 'We want to hang banners in Boston'

    Chris Forsberg

    DEDHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was asked Tuesday to size up the Eastern Conference for the upcoming 2014-15 season and pegged Cleveland, Chicago, and Washington as the three top squads. "You left out...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  16. Loose ends in Humphries sign-and-trade

    Chris Forsberg

    Two bits of info to close up the loose ends in the sign-and-trade deal that delivered Kris Humphries from the Boston Celtics to the Washington Wizards: • The Celtics generated a trade exception valued at $4.25 million. They have until July 1...

    Blog | July 21, 2014